Implanon is taken for: Birth Control Pills

Implanon

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Taken for: Birth Control Pills
Other names: Etonogestrel
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
Implanon, made by Organon International, is a single-rod long acting reversible contraceptive hormonal contraception subdermal implant...
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Does Implanon cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Implanon
#18 in Implanon discussions - 192 posts discuss Hair Loss with Implanon. Hair Loss is #18 concern in Implanon discussions.
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that time I've noticed a hormonal pattern of hair thinning...
" ...been using Implanon for more than ten years straight. Over that time I've noticed a hormonal pattern of hair thinning - around my crown ...been quite dismissive, but hair loss is a known possibl... "

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isn't helping. Also, I have a constant tingling sensation...
" ...my implanon in August and may hair is also very thin on top and around the hair line and I've always had thin hair anyway so this really isn't helping. Also, I have a constant tingling sensation a... "

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side effects thats listed but my hair has been falling out...
" I have been on implanon for 3months and i havent had any trouble with any of the side effects thats listed but my hair has been falling out soooo much..When im in the shower it comes out... "

Because of this I've experienced considerable hair loss...
" ...and it has caused massive ovarian cysts! I bled for most of this Summer, my breasts and nipples are huge. My doctor admitted that Implanon can cause cysts & probably caused mine! Because of this I'... "

(just had my implanon removed to stop this), and I find...
" ...to get it clean. I don't think co-washing causes hair loss - I also suffer from hair loss (just had my implanon removed to stop this), and I find co-washing makes my hair... "

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much since it was put in. Also, I'm having some hair loss...
" ...since 11/09, so about 4 months now. It has been very effective at it's intended purpose, but I have not stopped bleeding pretty much since it was put in. Also, I'm having some hair loss.... "

the hair loss, I had that when I was on Implanon, but it...
" ...before bc? As for the hair loss, I had that when I was on Implanon, but it got better after I had it ...symptoms without physical symptoms, like hairloss and cystic acne, that hurt... "

Implanon which I believe can also cause hair loss and...
" ...had anyone complain of hairloss on steriods but said Azathioprine which i'm on can cause alopecia but was unlikely as ...contraceptive implant Implanon which I believe can also cause hair loss a... "

steroids etc lupus tests etc ended up with hair loss...
" ...the implanon implant in my arm I had a scalp that was on fire and i was itchy and my skin was sooo tight etc massive flare and on methx, steroids etc lupus tests etc ended up with hair loss and... "

it was implanon, i got bad mood swings too and last month...
" i got hair loss also they told me it ...because id just had a baby but it was implanon, i got bad mood swings too and last month i past really big... "

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